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May 12, 2013

OEDEL: Religion and schools

Houston County schools chief Robin Hines recited settled Supreme Court authority when he said school officials can’t constitutionally lead prayers or appeal to God at Houston’s graduation exercises May 24-25. As the Telegraph’s editorial noted May 5, the court has outlawed clergy-led prayer at graduations and school-organized prayer at football games as violations of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.

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